Nuchal cord

What is Nuchal cord?

A nuchal cord occurs when the umbilical cord becomes wrapped around the fetal neck 360 degrees posing risk of intrauterine hypoxia, fetal distress, or death.

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my ultrasound result yesterday revealed that my baby has a loop of cord in proximity to his fetal neck I am now 36 weeks and 4 days pregnant i am...

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Hi,
Nuchal cord, as this is called, is quite a common phenomenon and the frequency increases with advancing gestational age. As such, not much of...

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Hello doctor..
I would like to know what does the following sentence mean in the sonography report for my pregnancy:
A loop of umblical cord is...

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hi,welcome to healthcare magic forum.YOUR sonography reports indicates that umbilical cord-round the baby's neck.As such there is no complication...

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hello doctor........... i am in 36 weeks of pregnancy. my expected due date is 21.01.2013. my scan report taken on 02.01.2013 reveals that----...

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Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
Your scan report shows a normal growing baby with normal amniotic fluid and placental localisation. It is not...

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Hello doctor, I need a opinion for a 38weeks pregnant women whose ultrasound showing two loops of nuchal cord but foetal movements present and...

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I am pregnant and will be having my 2nd issue after 5.5 years with no miscourage at any stage. Also I had a c-section for my deleivery due to...

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hi i have ompleted my 36 week of pregnancy, in my last USG my doctor has found a loose loop of cord around the neck of baby and blood group is A...

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Hi, I am 36 weeks pregnant. All my reports have been fine considering baby weight, amniotic fluid & doppler flow. However, my last ultrasound a...

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Hi have just had my nuchal result back for identical twin and they have different risk one had a nuchal fold of 2.1 and a risk of 1:523 and the...

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Hi Sir / Madam, we have couple of queries related to our baby. My wife is in pregnancy of 36 weeks (Age: 35 years and height: 5feet, 4 inches and...

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